There are 8 ways to get from Sofia to Minsk by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Minsk  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Minsk (MSQ) SOF - MSQ

$104 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus via Warschau Zachodni Busbahnhof  •  40 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Warschau Zachodni Busbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw to Minsk

$18 - $30

6 alternative options

Fly to Vilnius, train  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Vilnius (VNO) SOF - VNO
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii

$91 - $220

Bus, train Russian Railways  •  35 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station to Wien Erdberg
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Minsk-Passajirskii R / ...

$209 - $252

Bus  •  35 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Kraków
  2. Take the bus from Krakow to Minsk

$101 - $176

Bus Ecolines, train  •  43 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Vilnius
  2. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii Express / ...

$119 - $175

Train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  2. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  3. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kazatin Tovarnij
  4. Take the train from Kazatin Tovarnij to Minsk-Passajirskii

$75 - $113

Drive  •  22 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Minsk 1173.7 miles

$180 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Minsk is to bus which costs $18 - $30 and takes 40 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Minsk is to fly which takes 8 h 33 min and costs $100 - $250.

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The distance between Sofia and Minsk is 1284 km. The road distance is 1878 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Sofia to Minsk, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Minsk. However, there are services departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Minsk via Krakow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Minsk. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Minsk-Passajirskii via Ruse(BG), Bucharest - Gara de Nord and Kazatin Tovarnij. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Minsk, Belarus?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Sofia to Minsk every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Minsk via Kraków and Krakow in around 35 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Minsk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Minsk via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Minsk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Minsk via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Minsk via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Wien Hbf to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
20 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kazatin Tovarnij
Ave. Duration
23 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Air Kona
Phone
00359 2 971 11 11
Email
tickets@airkona.com
Website
airkona.com
Bus from Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station to Wien Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
airkona.com
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Kraków
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
touring.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Warschau Zachodni Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Krakow to Minsk
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
vt.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Warsaw to Minsk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Intercars Europe
Website
intercars-tickets.com
Bus from Warszawa to Minsk
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
intercars-tickets.com

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